Support the National Crime Prevention Program 2024, Marcos tells government authorities

By Prince Golez

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has directed all government agencies to support the implementation of this year’s National Crime Prevention Program (NCPP).

“It is imperative that all government agencies and instruments, as well as local government units, support and cooperate in the implementation of the 2024 NCPP,” said Memorandum Circular No. 46, signed by Executive Secretary Lucas Bersamin on April 18.

The circular comes into effect immediately.

On February 22, the Ministry of the Interior and Local Government notified Marcos Jr. submitted its 2024 NCPP, which aims to provide cross-cutting strategies to further promote safe communities, protect the rights of Filipinos, and reduce the prevalence of criminal activities in the country. , which is aligned with the Philippine Development Plan 2023-2028.

The President has designated the National Police Commission as the lead agency in the implementation of the 2024 NCPP.